To install solar panels, various types of permits are required to properly legalize the installation and be eligible for different subsidies, as well as to be able to sell energy directly to the grid.
The first permit required to be authorized to install solar panels is obtained from the City Council of the town or city in question. To do this, a specific building permit must be requested, citing the work on the roof.
Once the building permit is obtained and the solar panels are installed and operational, permits with the Generalitat de Catalunya or any autonomous community are processed. In this step, a series of forms are filled out, along with a technical report and the installer’s CIE stamp.
After a few days, the autonomous community agency will issue the sealed and prepared documentation.
The next step, after obtaining the documentation, is to proceed with the registration of subsidies, whether they be Next Generation or municipal.
In parallel, the necessary paperwork can also be done with the energy company to change the meter to an energy generator and to be able to compensate for excess energy.
The business activity license is obtained with the intervention of an engineer, who classifies the activity based on the requirements, ensures compliance with all regulations, and issues a certification that the premises are suitable for conducting the activity. This document not only gives confidence to the municipality that the premises meet the requirements, but the entrepreneur also has the security that they are carrying out a lawful activity, has permission from the administration to carry it out, and can develop their business with total freedom.